EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N Chapter 2
EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N    Chapter 2

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 1600   F8   1/320 sec.   +0.3

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N

I used EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N lens to shoot Harajuku, Tokyo. The following adapters were connected to the EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N lens to get very precise depiction and rich images.

Very thin mount adapter (M42 to Nikon Z)
BORG M42 helicoid
Nikon extension ring
EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N
Nikon 40.5mm Neutral Color NC Filter
MARUMI 40.5mm to 52mm Step-up ring
Nikon Lens Hood HS-14

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N

Harajuku

Harajuku refers to the area around JR Harajuku Station, which is between Shinjuku and Shibuya on the Yamanote Line. It is the center of Japan's teenage cultures and fashion styles, but also offers shopping for adults and some historic sights.

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 100   F8   1/200 sec.   +0.3

Takeshita Street is a narrow, roughly 400 meter long street lined by shops, boutiques, cafes and fast food outlets targeting Kawaii and Kakkoii teenagers. It becomes extremely busy and crowded on the weekends. Interesting shops and restaurants can also be found along some of the side streets.

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 1600   F8   1/1600 sec.   -0.7

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 1600   F8   1/2000 sec.   -0.3

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 1600   F8   1/1250 sec.   -1.0

LaForet

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 1600   F8   1/800 sec.   -0.3

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 200   F8   1/800 sec.   -0 +0

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 200   F8   1/1600 sec.   -0 +0

LaForet Harajuku is a trend setting shopping complex, consisting of fashion boutiques and shops, mainly geared towards a young, female audience. The LaForet Museum on the top floor hosts various events and exhibitions.

Kiddy Land

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 800   F8   1/800 sec.   -0.7

One of Tokyo's most famous and popular toy stores, Kiddy Land has a fantastic selection of toys and other products to amuse kids, including a Hello Kitty Shop.

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 800   F8   1/1250 sec.   -0.3

Omotesando Hills. Omote means main, and Sando is meaning the road to visiting a shrine or temple.

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 800   F8   1/1000 sec.   -0 +0

Numerous stores, boutiques, cafes and restaurants, including several leading fashion brand shops, stand along the Omotesando avenue. This area generally caters to an older and wealthier clientele than Takeshita Street.

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 800   F8   1/1000 sec.   -0 +0

Ralph Lauren

If you use the EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N lens, your ordinary scenery will become a cinematic scene. The ability to capture the shadows of the air is one of the basic capabilities of the EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N lens,

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 800   F8   1/8000 sec.   -0.3

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 800   F8   1/800 sec.   -0.3

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 800   F8   1/500 sec.   -0.3

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 800   F8   1/1600 sec.   -0.7

Omotesando is a one kilometer long, tree lined avenue, serving as the main approach to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

Jingu

Meiji Jingu Shrine is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji. The majority of the shrine grounds are composed of a beautiful, dense forest that can be explored on walking paths.

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 800   F8   1/1600 sec.   +0.3

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 1600   F8   1/640 sec.   -0.3

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 3200   F8   1/500 sec.   -1.7

EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N,   ASA 1600   F8   1/160 sec.   -1.7

The EL Nikkor lenses are one of the industrial Nikkor lenses. My EL Nikkor 63mm F2.8N lens allowed me to capture the light of old Japan's Meiji era, over 100 years ago.

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